February 11, 2019 4:01 pm
Updated: February 13, 2019 12:34 pm

Kitchener, Cambridge, Waterloo extend snow events until noon Thursday

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With hazardous conditions in the forecast for Tuesday, the cities of Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo declared snow events on Monday afternoon.

On Wednesday, all three cities extended the snow events for an extra 12 hours, meaning no parking will be allowed on city streets until Thursday at noon.

Cars parked on city streets are at risk of being tagged with an $80 fine or being towed.

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Waterloo and Cambridge initially issued 48-hour snow events while Kitchener initially declared a 24-hour event. Kitchener reassessed and on Tuesday announced the event would last for 48 hours.

Environment Canada issued a winter storm warning Tuesday which called for 10-20 cm of precipitation within the region. The precipitation continued to fall in the region on Wednesday.

The cities declare the snow events in order to help staff clear the roads as quickly as possible.

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